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ESET appoints new Middle East GM

Pradeesh VS to take charge of regional growth

Pradeesh: This is an exciting time for ESET as IT security is now a key concern for business in the Middle East.
Pradeesh: This is an exciting time for ESET as IT security is now a key concern for business in the Middle East.

Cyber security firm ESET today announced it has appointed Pradeesh VS as its new general manager for the Middle East.

Pradeesh, who has over nine years' experience in the Middle East IT industry, will be tasked with growing ESET's share of the enterprise security solutions space and leading the company's regional expansion, both through new recruitments, and the enhancement of its channel community.

Pradeesh replaces Aji Joseph who had been serving as consultant to ESET for transitional purposes.

"Aji's support and personal commitment to the ESET family has ensured that we have remained on track with our ambitious business strategies in the region," said Neo Neophytou, managing director, ESET Middle East.

"Having worked as a sales manager at ESET for almost five years, Pradeesh is perfectly suited to the responsibilities of this vital role. He is extremely dynamic and with his extensive understanding of our business, he will drive new channel relationships and identify new and exciting areas wherein ESET's market-leading solutions can be deployed."

ESET is currently on an expansion drive in the Middle East, which the company said will involve recruitment and the opening of a new regional headquarters in Dubai.

Prior to his appointment as general manager, Pradeesh held the position of regional sales manager, NetGenie, Middle East at Cyberoam.

"This is an exciting time for ESET as IT security is now a key concern for business in the Middle East," said Pradeesh.

"I am honored to be at the forefront of this global security leader's operations in the region and look forward to taking its business to new heights."